glimmering glimmering  /ɡ ˈlɪ mə rɪŋ/


  • (n) a slight suggestion or vague understanding



  1. Momentarily the Polish-Russian rapprochement seemed to go glimmering.
  2. Investigators have at last got a glimmering of what causes cancer.
  3. Small enough to grasp with a hand or tuck under the arm, the best of the bunch come with a glimmering faade.


  • A waterfront table: Location is key to finding good outdoor dining

    Location, location, location. Such is the mantra of the real estate world, and it certainly extends to dining alfresco. Yes, we love our rooftop bars and sidewalk cafes, but on a hot summer day, there’s nothing like a gorgeous waterfront view with sailboats bobbing in the distance, the glimmering lights of the Tappan Zee, and — if you’re lucky — a cooling breeze. Here, three area options, boat ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: The Journal News


  1. John Adams called those Lees, "That band of brothers, intrepid and unchangeable, who like the Greeks at Thermopylae, stood in the gap in defense of their country, from the first glimmering of the Revolution on the horizon, through all its rising...
    on Jul 3, 2006 By: John Adams Source: The Free Lance-Star

  2. "She is fashioned by young Mother Nature and sculpted by Old Father Time," wrote Driftwood. "A painting that hangs on a mountain, glimmering there in the sun, to show that the people have won."
    on Oct 5, 2009 By: Jimmy Driftwood Source: MPBN News

  3. Explorer Christopher Columbus wrote in his log that five hours before the discovery of the New World, while patrolling the deck of the Santa Maria at about 10pm, he thought he saw "a light glimmering at a great distance".
    on Aug 10, 2007 By: Christopher Columbus Source: Gulf Daily News

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